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First Three Pay Raise Ads Launch

The Massachusetts House of Representatives came back after their summer recess yesterday, to override gubernatorial vetoes and add more spending to an already bloated state budget. They added $275 Million dollars to the bottom line, placing our state budget further out of balance. You’ll recall back in January one of the first actions of the legislature was to give themselves…

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2009 MassGOP Legislative Agenda

The Massachusetts Republican Legislative Caucus’ 2009 agenda has been released and can be found here. 1) Restoring Public Trust in Elected Officials.

2) Overhauling the Pension Program.

3) Providing an Efficient and Effective Transportation System.

4) Ensuring Affordable Health Care.

5) Renew Commitment to Commonwealth Communities.

6) Rein in Spending and Promote Sustainable Budgeting.

7) Protect Your Finances While…

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Complete list of Legislators that didn’t take the raise

( – promoted by DD4RP) http://wbztv.com/politics/lawm… Kudos to Keller for getting this story CONTINUE BELOW THE FOLD FOR THE LIST….
LEGISLATORS THAT HAVE DECLINED A PAY RAISE FOR 2009: SENATORS – TOTAL: 7 of 40 GOP:

Sen. Michael Knapik (R-Westfield) Democrats:

Sen. Harriette Chandler (D-Worcester) Sen. Benjamin B. Downing (D-Pittsfield) Sen. Thomas McGee (D-Lynn) Sen. Michael Moore (D-Millbury) Sen. Steven…

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Congress to raise own pay by $4,700

With economy in shambles, Congress gets a raise

By Jordy Yager A crumbling economy, more than 2 million constituents who have lost their jobs this year, and congressional demands of CEOs to work for free did not convince lawmakers to freeze their own pay. Instead, they will get a $4,700 pay increase, amounting to an additional $2.5 million that taxpayers…

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SNOW JOB: Dems Try to Sneak Legislative Pay Raises Through Snow Removal Funding Bill

House Democrats yesterday tried to sneak legislative committee head pay raises onto a bill that would have funded the snow removal budget overruns, the AP is reporting. House Republicans have blocked an effort to raise the salaries of members of the Legislature’s Revenue Committee.

more stories like this The raises would have doubled the bonus pay for the Revenue Committee…

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